Latest posts with tags "art museum"

Oldest Maritime Astrolabe Found

Oct 25, 2017 / Art Republik

US-born and British-based shipwrecked hunter found an old treasure during a dive and traced its roots, which revealed the object existed between the 1496 and 1500 period

Atrium vault of Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

Oct 12, 2017 / Art Republik

Nestled in a converted grain silo with views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Zeitz MOCAA is uniquely built to truly embrace Africa’s devotion to contemporary arts. Designed by Heatherwick Studio, the gallery inside Grain Silo Complex has transformed the Cape Town into “a new kind of museum in an African context.”

Architect I.M. Pei, 100 Years Old

Apr 30, 2017 / Culture

Heavily criticised by Parisians at one point, the newly-turned centenarian’s giant glass pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre is now an undoubted icon

Tate reintroduces its extension— Tate St Ives

Apr 07, 2017 / Art Republik

Blending with the old and the new is recently reopened Tate St Ives, a quarter of Britain’s famed museums

Frank Gehry: Philadelphia Museum 2020

Apr 04, 2017 / Art Republik

Gehry and team’s update of neoclassical building preserves the old while adding contemporary touches, and promotes easy navigation

New Portugal Museum: MAAT Lisbon

Mar 21, 2017 / Art Republik

Following an initial opening in October, the museum in Europe will welcome several exhibitions including ‘Utopia/Dystopia: A Paradigm Shift’ and ‘Order and Progress’ as part of the museum’s programming

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